Projects per year
Dr Tamara Tulich is a Senior Lecturer in UWA Law School, and a founding member of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and Community Justice Centre in the Law School. Tamara researches and publishes in the areas of preventive justice, anti-terror lawmaking and indefinite detention regimes, and is co-editor of the collection Regulating Preventive Justice (with Rebecca Ananian-Welsh, Simon Bronitt and Sarah Murray and published by Routledge UK). Tamara recently completed a 17-month study with Professor Harry Blagg, supported by a grant from the Australian Institute of Criminology, examining diversionary pathways for Aboriginal Youth with FASD in the West Kimberley region of Western Australia. Tamara regularly comments in the media on her areas of expertise and has been called before parliamentary and other inquiries to speak to submissions on Australia’s anti-terror laws and indefinite detention regimes. Prior to joining UWA in 2014, Tamara was a PhD candidate and Nettheim Doctoral Teaching Fellow at the University of New South Wales, and a member of the ARC Laureate Fellowship project ‘Anti-Terror Laws and the Democratic Challenge’ in the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law. Tamara previously practiced as a solicitor at the Mental Health Advocacy Service at NSW Legal Aid and served as Associate to Chief Justice Higgins AO of the ACT Supreme Court.
2018-2020, Professor Harry Blagg, Dr Tamara Tulich, ANROWS, 'Understanding the role of law and culture in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities in responding to and preventing family violence' $284, 836
2017-2019, Professor Harry Blagg, Dr Tamara Tulich, Dr Jade Lindley, Dr Joe Clare, Ms Dorinda Cox, WA Police Service, 'Over-representation of Aboriginal Persons in Police Custody and Diversionary Alternatives', $133, 600
2017, Professor Harry Blagg, Dr Tamara Tulich, Dr Raewyn Mutch, Dr Victoria Hovane, Department of Health (Commonwealth), 'FASD and the Criminal Justice System', $60,000
2016-2018, Associate Professor Natalie Skead, Associate Professor Hilde Tubex, Associate Professor Sarah Murray, Dr Tamara Tulich, Australian Institute of Criminology, Criminology Research Grants 2016-17, ‘Pocketing the Proceeds of Crime: The Legislation, Criminological Perspectives and Experience’, $53,786
2015/16, Prof Harry Blagg, Dr Tamara Tulich, Australian Institute of Criminology, Criminology Research Grants 2014-15, ‘Developing Diversionary Pathways for Indigenous Youth with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): A Three Community Study in Western Australia’, $47, 883
2014, Dr Tamara Tulich, Dr Catherine Kelly, UWA Improving Student Learning Grant, 'The Development of Digital Film Resources to Enhance Student Learning in LAWS1111, Law Conflict and Change', $2950
Tamara teaches Law, Conflict and Change, and Foundations of Public Law.
Tamara has previously coordinated Foundations of Law and Governance, and Investigating Law and Society, and lectured in Gender and the Law, and Law, Crime and Public Policy. She has also taught Principles of Public Law at the University of New South Wales.
- Anti-Terrorism Law
- Preventive Justice
- Health Law
- Health Law/ Mental Health
- Anti-terrorism law
- Mental health law
- Prevention and criminal justice
24/08/17 → 23/08/18
Research Output per year
Developing Diversionary Pathways for Indigenous Youth with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): A Three Community Study in Western Australia: Report to the Criminology Research Advisory Council (Grant: CRG 34/14-15) August 2018Blagg, H. & Tulich, T., Aug 2018, Australia: University of Western Australa. 129 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Other output
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Research output: Non-traditional research output › Web publication/site
FASD and the Criminal Justice System: Report to the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drugs (ANACAD) Secretariat (Reference ID: 6000078020)Blagg, H., Tulich, T., Mutch, R., Williams, R. & May, S., 2018, 83 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Other output
Harry Annison (2015) Dangerous Politics: Risk, Political Vulnerability and Penal Policy. Oxford University Press.Tulich, T., 2018, In : International Journal For Crime, Justice and Social Democracy. 7, 4, p. 165-166 2 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article review
Republished on SBS News (Online): Comment: Reactive anti-terror laws risk eroding freedoms without making us safer 24/12/15
1 media contribution
Press/Media: Press / Media